Archive for February, 2015

DFW Airport Reception

Monday, February 9th, 2015

DFW Airport CEO Sean Donohue hosted North Texas LEAD’s final Candidate Networking Reception of 2014 . LEAD receptions bring professional job seekers together with employers who are driving diversity and inclusion. (Left to Right: Sean Donohue, Gyna Bivens, Executive Director, North Texas LEAD; Linda Valdez Thompson, EVP Administration and Diversity, DFW Airport, Ken Buchanan, EVP Revenue Management, Robert Horton, VP Environmental Affairs, and Thomas Dallam, VP Human Resources).

High Impact Award

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Upon its 40th anniversary, DFW Airport became the first-ever organization to receive the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce High Impact Legacy Award. City leaders praised the airport’s regional economic impact and commitment to excellence. Airport CEO and LEAD Board Member Sean Donohue accepted the honors. LEAD immediate Past Chairman and current CEO of Freese & Nichols Bob Pence presented the award.

North Texas LEAD Vision

Monday, February 9th, 2015

LEAD’s vision is to be a driving force in North Texas that fosters an open environment of diversity and inclusion for top talent. We attract and connect top talent to outstanding organizations who are driving diversity and inclusion.

LEAD Panel Interviews

Monday, February 9th, 2015

LEAD’ unique process for job seekers involves a rigorous Panel Interview screening session. LEAD volunteer Panelists provide valuable feedback to job seekers to assist them in their search for employment. (From left to right: Ken Reeves, VP of Human Resources, YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth; Melissa Smith, Sr. HR Business Manager, DFW Airport; Sheryl Posey, Director of Talent Acquisition, UNT System; Lance Wingfield, Operations Director, BNSF Railway).